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News :: Politics
Tsunami power of nature and tragic falure outmoded system
16 Jan 2005
Near daybreak on December 26, the earth shuddered on the eastern coast of the Indian Ocean. The collision of two massive plates of the earth had built up tremendous pressures, and the faultline finally gave way along a 750-mile boundary, The floor of the ocean suddenly lurched 60 feet underneath the land mass of Southeast Asia’s Burma plate—moving forward more in a few violent moments than it had in the last three hundred years. The whole volcanic Indonesian island of Sumatra moved a hundred feet south.

This was one of the most powerful earthquakes recorded by human beings—and was followed by at least a dozen secondary earthquakes, several of them massive in their own right. The energy released suddenly by this violent slide was the equivalent of 32 billion tons of TNT. The quake unleashed 30% more energy than the whole U.S. consumes in a year, or (to use a quirky illustration) enough energy to boil 2,600 gallons of water for every person on earth. A massive hurricane would have to rage for two full months to release as much energy as this earthquake unleashed in seconds.
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News :: International
It's Official: My Brother Died in Vain
16 Jan 2005
Why My Brother Died.
After two years, the government has called off its fruitless hunt for WMD.
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News :: Organizing
Out Now! Anti-War March to NYC's Central Park March 19
16 Jan 2005
The world-wide antiwar movement has called for massive demonstrations against the war on the weekend on March 19-20 -- the second anniversary of the invasion of Iraq...
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Announcement :: Organizing
GENERAL STRIKE ON 1/20
16 Jan 2005
This is a call for a general strike.

Complete nonparticipation. No work. No school. No shopping. Get in the streets - resist this government and its anti-poor anti-hope anti-peace anti-reason agenda.
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News :: Organizing
Stand with F.I.S.T.
16 Jan 2005
FIST - Fight Imperialism, Stand Together - a group of young socialist organizers who fight the racism, sexism, LGBT oppression, and working class exploitation that are the results of imperialism and capitalism.
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LOCAL News :: Human Rights
#409 - A Bully with a Badge
15 Jan 2005
Either the officer does not know the law - and therefore should not be on the streets in "law enforcement" or, as I actually suspect, was knowingly fabricating laws to harrass us for asking for his badge number and should not be on the streets as a "bully with a badge".
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News :: Politics
Did American Airlines Flight 77 Crash 300 Miles West of the Pentagon?
15 Jan 2005
The Authorized Edition of the 9/11 Commission Report Raises Questions as To What Really Happened To American Airlines Flight 77 That Supposedly Crashed into the Pentagon
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Announcement :: Human Rights
Jan. 20 Rally, March & Civil Disobedience
15 Jan 2005
Here's an updated announcement for the DC Anti-War Network's (DAWN's) counter-inaugural actions in D.C. on Jan. 20, with logistics, speakers, and other information. Please join us and forward or post this announcement anywhere and everywhere appropriate.
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News :: International
The "Iraqi Resistance" video - a must see
15 Jan 2005
Reuters carried this article yesterday which discusses the Iraqi video which asks Bush, ""George W. Bush; you have asked us to 'bring it on'. And so have we, like you never expected. Do you have another challenge?"

And don't miss "Tom Ridge: US 'should not rule out torture'"

http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007709.htm

Or:

US Military Tactic: Collective Punishment

http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007567.htm

And:

This is war

http://mparent7777.blog-city.com/read/1007445.htm
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LOCAL Announcement :: Organizing
In the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
15 Jan 2005
Sat. JAN 15th
12:30 pm
Rally & Speakout at Park St. Sta.
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